Social Media: How to Steer Your Family Clear of Cryptomining Malware

It’s fun to jump on our favorite social media sites such as Facebook, Instagram, or LinkedIn and know we can quickly check in with friends and family, discover interesting content, and instantly connect with colleagues worldwide. The last thing on most of our minds when tapping our way into these familiar online communities is being […]

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Transatlantic Cable podcast, episode 269

Episode 269 of the Transatlantic Cable kicks off with news that Interpol is after the CEO of the failed cryptocurrency firm, Terra. Originally cited as a potential star in the crypto-world, Terra fell in the recent crypto-crash. After that, the team move on to a more disturbing story around NFTs and terror groups – it […]

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Doxxing, The Internet, and How You Can Lock Down Your Data

Have you ever been online and replied to a comment or post? Maybe it was on Reddit or on an influencer’s Instagram. Did other people reply to you, and were any of them unexpectedly hostile? When you’re online, a little hostility is sadly par for the course, but most people brush it off and move […]

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McAfee 2022 Consumer Mobile Threat Report

We’re excited to bring you the latest edition of the McAfee 2022 Consumer Mobile Threat Report. After all, when you know the challenges you face, it’s easier to be confident online. In this blog, we’ll take a closer look at some leading examples of techniques that cybercriminals are using to trick or defraud you via […]

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Why Am I Getting All These Notifications on my Phone?

Authored by Oliver Devane and Vallabh Chole   Notifications on Chrome and Edge, both desktop browsers, are commonplace, and malicious actors are increasingly abusing this feature. McAfee previously blogged about how to change desktop browser settings to stop malicious notifications. This blog focuses on Chrome notifications on Android mobile devices such as phones and tablets, and […]

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